Indigenous Access Scholarship (IAS)

Scholarship Details

 Provider Name:  Macquarie University

 Scholarship Name:  Indigenous Access Scholarship (IAS)

 Description:  This initiative provides assistance to Indigenous Australians wishing to access higher education, particularly those who need to relocate from rural and remote areas to access an approved higher education enabling course or an undergraduate course. The student will also receive an on-going Commonwealth Education Costs Scholarship (CECS) and, where eligible, a Commonwealth Accommodation Scholarship (CAS).

 Study Level:  Bachelor Degree (Pass), Enabling course

 Study Fields:  General

 Support Type:  Equity Scholarship

 Offer Frequency:  Annual

 Annual Amount:  $4,823

 Annual Comment:  The scholarship provides a one-off payment of $4,823 (2015 rate). Recipients will also be awarded an Indigenous Commonwealth Education Costs Scholarship, and, where applicable, an Indigenous Commonwealth Accommodation Scholarship.

 Length:  1 year(s)

 Gender:  Co-Ed

 Eligibility:  Applicants must be Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders who need to relocate in order to undertake an enabling course or an undergraduate course.

 Target Group:  Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent, Rural and isolated area resident

 Study Location:  Australia – NSW: Sydney Metropolitan

 Closing Date:  Early January

 Other Details:  Applications must be made via UAC.

Scholarship Contact Details

 Contact Title:  Coursework Scholarships and Prizes Unit

 Contact Phone:  61 2 98507337

 Contact Email:

Provider Details

 Provider Name:  Macquarie University

 Provider Phone:  61 2 98507337

 Provider Website: (opens in new window)